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Aug. 10, 2020, 4:25 p.m. EDT

UnitedHealth Group Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH inched 0.65% higher to $319.10 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.27% to 3,360.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.30% to 27,791.44. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. UnitedHealth Group Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $319.00, which the company reached on August 7th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Anthem Inc. ANTM rose 0.79% to $278.85, Humana Inc. HUM rose 0.44% to $419.76, and Centene Corp. CNC fell 1.99% to $63.00. Trading volume (2.5 M) remained 720,140 below its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.

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